The Department of History at the Johns Hopkins University invites applications for an open-rank chair in Constitutional History, with an anticipated start date on July 1, 2024. We encourage applications from scholars working in any field related to the constitutional history of the Americas, broadly construed. We are especially interested in applicants whose research addresses national and transnational legal movements; Latinx history; Asian American and diasporic history; indigenous history; disability history; immigration and citizenship; human rights, civil rights, and civil liberties; slavery and its legacies; constitutional ideas; popular constitutionalism; legal pluralism; and/or the history of gender and sexualities. Queer, trans, and scholars of color are strongly encouraged to apply.
Johns Hopkins University is committed to active recruitment of a diverse faculty and student body. The University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members. Consistent with the University’s goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will assess the comprehensive qualifications of each applicant.
Qualifications: PhD must be in hand at the time of the application.
Application Instructions: Please submit a cover letter, CV, research statement, and writing sample online via Interfolio. Materials will begin to be reviewed on September 23, 2022.